The Eastern Woodland Indian time period started in 800 B.C. and had a large number of Indians in the eastern part of the United States. The tribes that lived during this time period were the Powhatan, Mohawks, Iroqoius, and the Susquehanna.
This slave trade was over the Atlantic Ocean and went from the United States to Great Britain and then to Africa. This was how slaves got to America.
It was when a nation sold more than it buys in order to make profit. It was brought up in the early stages of a nation or when a nation is weak.
This was a type of colony when the king granted men to be Lords Proprietors. These men controlled the colony.
It was one of the original European settlement in the United States. It was founded by Lucas Vezquez de Ayllon
This started in the colonies in the 1600s and became more popular as plantations grew.
A plantation was where slaves worked and harvested crops. Conditions on the plantation were usually very harsh. This ended as the civil war ended.
The original 13 colonies were Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. During this time period America was becoming a true nation.
A Royal colony was ruled by a king or a monarch. This was the main type of colony in the United States
These were codes but very similar to laws. These codes were special for slaves and kept the slaves under control.
The Yemmesee tribe was fighting against the colonies in the south around 1715 through 1717. There were many cause to this war like harsh treatment between the colonies and the tribes.
A group of salves got together and started raids and creating a bigger group of salves. They destroyed many plantations.
This was a war fought in the America's it says its the French and Indian war but the British was fighting with the Indians and defeated the French. The British kept most of the land they won instead of the Indians.
The Cherokee war was fought between South Carolinians and the Indian tribes in South Carolina. They were allies but they soon betrayed each other.
The sugar act was when the British placed a tax on sugar, wine, and other important things
This was a group of men who original were called the Loyal nine and went against the Stamp act. The Sons of Liberty soon spread through the colonies into a larger organization.
The stamp act imposed a tax on all paper documents in the colonies. This one one of many acts on the colonies.
It was when the colonist decided to rebel against the Lords proprietors. Another name for this is the War of the Regulation.
The tea act was an attempt by Great Britain to regain tea trade in the colonies.
This was the war between the almighty Great Britain and the poor colonies. The colonies fought for their freedom and got the ability to rule themselves.
The Declaration of Independence was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and has the famous words, "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness".
This was South Carolinas constitution and was written 3 months before the Declaration of Independence.
The battle of Camden was fought in Camden SC. This was a very quick battle the british destroyed killing and taking 2000 american solders.
This battle took place in Kings Mountain, SC. This was a decisive battle between Great Britain and the colonies which the colonies won.
This battle was fought in Cowpens, SC. This battle was won by the colonies and was the turing point of control over south carolina.
The battle of Eutaw Springs was fought in South Carolina, and is thought as the last major battle in the Carolinas.
These Articles served as the first Constitution, but these were soon replaced by a stronger constitution the United States Constitution.
This was a compromise between the southern states and the northern states between how slaves should be counted.
The Commerce Compromise was a compromise that allowed the Constitution to tax imports but not exports.
This is the highest law in the united states. All laws come from it. This constitution contains the 27 Amendments.
The Great compromise was also known as Sherman's Compromise. This equaled out the votes between larger states and smaller states.
The Cotton Gin was invented by Eli Whitney. He was trying to stop slavery but it ended up making more plantations.
The rice and indigo trade was very big and was sold all over the world from the United States. Usually these plants were grown on southern plantations, and picked by slaves.
The Embargo Act made it against the law to trade by ship to other countries from the United States.
This was the war between the United States and Great Britain. This war is also known as Americas second war for independence.
William Sherman was a Union General and is very famous for Shermans march which destroyed everything in his path.
This was supposed to be a slave rebellion lead by Denmark Vesey. It never happened because one of the slave owners found out most slaves in the conspiracy were hung.
The abolitionist movement was very popular in the northern states. Some of the famous abolitionist are Harriet Tubman, John Brown, and Frederick.
The nullification is know as one of the biggest argument between Jackson and Calhoun. South carolina used nullification to break away from the union.
Robert Smalls was an enslaved African and he escaped by sailing a stolen ship from the harbor.
This Act allowed slaves to be taken into these territories.
The Dred Scott decision held that Africans were not protected by the constitution and were not United States citizens.
The election of 1860 was won by Abraham Lincoln. After the election it was the outbreak of the civil war.
The secessionist states were South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina.
The Civil War was fought between the Union(Northern States) and the Confederate States(Southern States). This was fought over slavery.
The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious battle in the civil war. There was another guard for the fort on hilton head Island.
Fort Sumter was a battle thats known to have started the Civil War. The Confederate States of America won this battle.
The creation of the Confederate states was started by South Carolina seceding from the union then 10 more southern states joined.
William Sherman used total war to completely destroyed the Confederates will to fight. He destroyed everything from Atlanta to Savannah.
The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln was by John Wilkes Booth in Fords theatre.